Following our Kick Off Event on August 17th 2022 and the discussion on disordered eating, dance and recovery - here is a list of community resources
Location: Hamilton, Online support for all Ontarioans
As a leader driving change, Body Brave is a charity providing accessible eating disorder treatment and support, as well as advancing community training and education.
Diagnosis not required for services.
National Eating Disorder Information Centre
NEDIC provides information, resources, referrals and support to Canadians affected by eating disorders through our toll-free helpline and live chat. Outreach and education programming focuses on the awareness and prevention of eating disorders, and is available online across Canada and in-person in the Greater Toronto Area.
Provides early intervention and ongoing supports
Friends of Emily
Location: Midland & Georgian Bay
An outlet for family, friends, caretakers etc of those who have a loved one struggling with an eating disorder (s) (All are welcome). A safe, discreet, confidential space that allows individuals to seek solace during any hardships they may endure through their loved ones' eating disorder(s) journey. If interested email Heather Duckett for more information.
Diagnosis not required.
Offer group-based support to people aged 17+ affected by an eating disorder or disordered eating.
Professionally-facilitated groups are completely free of charge and participants do not require an eating disorder diagnosis or referral to register.
Orillia’s Soldier Memorial Hospital
Location: Pediatric Eating Disorder Program
A regional outpatient program offered at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH) that provides assessment, education, and treatment to children and teens up to the age of 18.
Referrals to the program must be made by a physician or nurse practitioner. Once a referral is received, an assessment is conducted with the client and their family. Treatment recommendations with appropriate intervention follow.
705-325-2201 ext 3558.